Rihanna to be in `The Bodyguard` remake?

Updated: Feb 27, 2011, 08:47 AM IST

London: Singer Rihanna has been tipped to take Whitney Houston`s role in the remake of 1992`s ‘The Bodyguard’.

The 23-year-old is said to be on Warner Bros` shortlist to play Rachel Marron, as are Taylor Swift, 21, and Miley Cyrus, 18, reports dailystar.co.uk.

"We think she is a name people will go for to see the movie," said a source.